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alternatives. germany, the one large country that took serious this problem the germans announced they're going to soar past their target by 2020, and they think they'll be up by 65% all right this summer. voluntarilygermany, there were days that they used solar panels inside their own borders. they don't have florida texas new mexico to pad their statistics. they were showing that the engineering is there. >> germany raises a number of questions, and deutsche bank did a number of questions there was a greenpeace making the argument, it was deutsche bank saying there was a paradigm here. it begs this question. 2012 germany will reach their kyoto targets. the united states has pulled away. what other country has the envelope open this year will reach their course, and what was the economic lesson learned in terms of their success or failure as it relates to dramatically changing the way they produce-- >> look at germany and the scandinavian country which are the own people who have done like they're supposed to, their economies are doing pretty well, thank you. there are other countries who have
and insulatedding old buildings and creating renewable energy economy like they have done in germany. they have 50% renewables. all of germany is 25-30% renewables. that's mostly solar. germany has less sun than much of america. the idea that is not an economic solution is a complete falsity. we're totally at the point we can do this right now. i think the, you know, we're really in a situation where there's an old paradigm, the oh oh post oil revolution, industry which is very powerful and strong, perhaps the strongest in the world. they obviously want to continue to do things within their paradigm and with their own interests in mind. that's how the free market works, i guess but we have to enlighten the people and make them understand there is nothing safe about this. it's just as dirty as coal, it's going to cause climate change. it's not which fossil fuel we like. this is all about climate change and obviously having clean air and water is important but if we tip the earth into unlivable environment, everybody suffers. in fact, a lot of us are going to perish. so, you know, it seems overly dr
leg up in competitiveness in the future. germany is not waiting. of course, it's an economic powerhouse and an export powerhouse. korea is doubling down, actually that a green-led economy is not only going to be the right thing for korea but it will put them in the global leadership of technology for decades to come. i think you're right. this is so foolish to wait to have a 20th century energy system in the 21st century. they'rethose moving ahead will do themselves a commercial benefit. technology is moving forward. we're not there yet where we can simply outcompete dirty coal, for example when dirty coal does not have to pay the full the full freight of the damage does it does. soler and wind that challenges new technologies. >> jennifer: let me interrupt you for just a minute. i know we're running out of time, but i want to talk to you about this. this week right now, have you heard anything promising in this last minute what do you expect will come out of those talks? >> look, the world is on a track of lease common denominator and in no small part due to the united state
with 40% of its economy. we have the advantage over china and we're more productive than germany and japan. it has to do with the free market entrepreneur where we value the assembly line and they're innovating and customizing product. >> six times the productive over china in the united states. that keeps us on par in terms of our output. that being said, 1979 you note in the book at peak we're what, amine, significant number of jobs. now we're down to 11-plus million jobs. how do we change that trendline? >> well, it's a challenge. the biggest challenge is the jobs that are in manufacturing now require higher kills. we need to have our community colleges preparing people to have the credentialing to have the operating cnc machines, operating programming skills that are going to be required for modern manufacturing workforce. these jobs are more competitive and they require more skill. i think that's one of the big challenges. >> gavin: so you value manufacturing why? why is it so important that we produce things? why not in a globalized world just go for the cheapest product to reduce th
them in germany but you can only shoot three bullets and then have to reload to prevent these kind of tragedies. >> there was also a similar incidence in china of someone going in but they didn't have a gun so nobody died. it happened on the exact same day. >> stephanie: if we all go to our regular talking points, we're never going to get anything done. all of those catchphrases, guns don't kill people, all of that stuff, there is something we can do. and i honestly feel like everything's a part of it. mental health, cutbacks that affect mental health. obviously guns. senator feinstein's bill should be the start of what we do. absolutely we should ban assault weapons and the clips and close the loophole at gun shows. >> a woman was calling said her granddaughter's school has bulletproof glass and metal doors. you can't get in. >> stephanie: louis gohmert on cue, we need teachers armed. we need more guns. >> we need 6-year-olds armed. >> stephanie: seriously first grade principals, we need them armed like rambo?
come up to me and say why are we doing what so many have fled from? >> germany? germany has universal health care. >> yeah. what the hell is he talking about? >> stephanie: it's jim demint. >> it doesn't have to make sense. he's jim demint. >> ah. >> stephanie: he put a hold on the national women's history museum. we know all we need to know about chicks. he confuses the chicago teacher's strike with violence in the middle east. he said i was reading another story about a distance place where thugs had put 400,000 kids out on the streets, and then i realized it was a story about the chicago teacher's strike. and then he accuses president obama of taxing christmas. [ applause ] >> taxing christmas. >> stephanie: it's not even worth my energy to explain. >> how do you tax christmas? >> stephanie: you don't, and that's why -- you don't. you don't. [ sighs ] >> stephanie: like that added anything to the show. >> you want an angel on the top of the tree it is going to cost you. obama is going to charge you a million dollars. >> stephanie: all right. forty-six minutes afte
is watching. the use of chemical weapons is and would be unacceptable. >> germany's cabinet has now approved setting up anti-missile batteries. nato emphasizes this isn't seen as an intervention shun. what turkey is concerned about are those short-range missiles possibly falling into the wrong hands. secretary of state hillary clinton is in a meeting today, and it is likely during the meeting it will come up that they will talk about trying to get a un peace process for syria back on track. meanwhile u.s. authorities are monitoring what is going on there. and there was news yesterday that they were starting to mix the chemical weapons and move them around, and now they are possibly getting ready to load them on missiles whether or not that are getting ready to load them on planes we'll have wait and see. state with us. more after the break. exciting issue. from financial regulation, iran getting a nuclear bomb, civil war in syria, fraud on wall street, destruction of medicare and medicaid. there are real issues here. having been a governor, i know that trade-offs are tough.
the way other countries do. so we're essentially subsidizing like france and germany, for example because their governments have worked out a way to negotiate prices. so medicare, for example gets to set rates on payments to doctors and hospitals but doesn't have any power to negotiate rates on medical devices, drugs or durable medical equipment. so we don't have a market place wherein we have any leverage. ultimately, we pay more than other countries do for those things because we don't have any say. >> stephanie: also, you were talking about cost basically being arbitrary. you can pay $4,000 at one hospital. $15,000 at another. >> it should be infuriating. people should be angry about this. we have no idea what things really cost in this country. medically. so if you go to get a procedure or you have an emergency for god forbid and you end up in an emergency room, you're not price checking. you're going -- you're going to get fixed or healed. >> stephanie: i have a gushing head injury. maybe i should go shop
woman angela merkel of germany. russian's vladimir putin number three then it is some nonpoliticians, pope benedict and ben bernanke are in the top ten. michael bloomberg and the ceo of walmart are in the top 20. >> bill: did we get an answer on our tweets? >> i'll have o to see. he didn't answer our tweet. i don't know if he's tweeted anything yet. i'll look him up. >> the grammy nominations were announced last night. album of the year nominees include el camino by the black keys, some nights by fun mumford and sons, channel orange by frank ocean and blunder bust by jack white. song of the year nominees include carly rae jepsen, kelly clarkson miguel and fun. grammys coming out in february. >> i'm glad i'm not a judge of the grammys. if i had to choose between -- >> the list that you just gave -- song of the year -- they won't be around in a couple of years. they just won't. >> kelly clarkson will be around. >> kelly clarkson, you're right. >> she's been around for ten years. she's been very succe
: yeah, over 9,000. >> and in germany it is 200, which is high for europe. >> stephanie: right. josh you are on the "stephanie miller show." hi, josh. >> caller: how are you doing? my point is we need to be really, really careful with how we do this gun-control issue, and be careful that we don't inadvertently start another war on drugs. because if you were to make the present guns illegal, my southern grandfather, i guarantee he would shoot you if you tried to take his guns. i'm anti-gun too but looking at the realisticness of it we would start a massacre if we went around trying to take guns away -- >> stephanie: no one is talking about that. >> trayvon martin was an assailant. >> stephanie: oh. somebody else said that. that mr. george zimmerman would have been there everyone would have been saved. yeah. [♪ "world news tonight" theme ♪] >> stephanie: oh, here it is. zimmerman was the perfect neighborhood watch. >> except for the killing people part. >> stephanie: and we should support activities like his. he blames newtown issue from everything from the lack of
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